06.12.2021 – 13:09
The HISTORY Channel
- New short film series from A + E Networks Germany and PANDA PICTURES for The HISTORY Channel, moderated by actor Niklas Marian Müller
- In five eight-minute short films, the series tells stories of King Ludwig II, Nikola Tesla, the race for the first photo, Konrad Zuse and UFOs over Nuremberg.
- Available from January 16, 2022 on HISTORY.de – from February 14, 2022 also on the streaming channel HISTORY Play on Amazon, Apple and ScreenHits TV and as a linear TV premiere on The HISTORY Channel
The HISTORY Channel is dedicated to historical phenomena and personalities in the new short film series “Tracking down history”. In five approximately eight-minute episodes, stories of King Ludwig II, Nikola Tesla, the race for the first photo, Konrad Zuse and UFOs are told about Nuremberg. The young Munich actor Niklas Marian Müller leads through the new format, which was filmed for last month in the Maschinenhaus in Munich-Schwabing.
“Tracking down history” is produced for A + E Networks Germany and The HISTORY Channel by PANDA PICTURES. Emanuel Rotstein acts as executive producer on the broadcasting side and Daniel Philipp on the side of the production company. Directed by Oliver Frohnauer, who alongside Dr. Andreas Weinek is also responsible as an author. Weinek also acts as an additional executive producer.
Emanuel Rotstein: “How did Ludwig II, King of Bavaria die? Was Nikola Tesla a genius or a madman? Was there actually an alien invasion in Nuremberg in 1561? let us answer these and other questions about historical phenomena, personalities, myths or legends. With Niklas Marian Müller we have won a host for the series who will also bring the fascinating stories closer to a younger target group. ”
Niklas Marian Müller: “History is teeming with bizarre things, unbelievable events and groundbreaking achievements. In ‘On the Trail of History’ I may introduce some of this. I invite the HISTORY Channel audience to take me on this fascinating journey different historical epochs to follow. ”
“Tracking down history” will initially be shown weekly from January 16, 2022 on HISTORY.de, the website of The HISTORY Channel, before the series will also be shown on linear TV on The HISTORY Channel from February 14, 2022 (daily at 18 : 30 o’clock) as well as on the streaming channel HISTORY Play on Amazon, Apple and ScreenHits TV will celebrate its premiere.
With “Tracking down history”, A + E Networks Germany is continuing the production of short-form content for The HISTORY Channel and Crime + Investigation. Previous formats include “HISTORY TALKS”, “Ikonen?” and most recently the true crime series “Im Angesicht”.
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